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Staff 2020/21 - Gender reassignment

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Staff 2020/21

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Gender reassignment

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This field records the gender identity of the member of staff, on the basis of their own self-assessment. The field identifies whether the current gender identity is that assigned at birth.

Applicable toEngland Northern Ireland Scotland Wales

All staff (Optional)

Valid entries and labels
3Information refused
4Not Available

Gender identity is recorded on the basis of the member of staff's own self-assessment.

Valid entry 4 'Not Available' should be used when the provider does not know the information e.g. the staff member did not respond to the request for information.

The proposed question for the field is 'Does your gender identity match your sex as registered at birth?'

Advance HE has a number of resources relating to gathering information across the protected characteristics covered by the Equality Act 2010. If you have any further queries regarding equality monitoring, please view

When collecting this data, providers can choose to use the answer option 'Prefer not to say' which can be mapped to 'Information Refused'.

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Field length1
Minimum occurrences0
Maximum occurrences1
Schema components
OwnerAdvance HE
Date modified2021-03-22
Change management notesReferences to ECU have been removed and replaced by Advance HE.

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